Texas: Rancher Leasing Workshop, Archer City, April 19

🕔Mar 9, 2018A Rancher Leasing Workshop covering grazing, hunting and livestock leases will be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service April 19 in Archer City. The workshop is one in […]

Texas: Estate Planning, Ag Leasing Conference, Miami, Dec. 12

🕔Dec 4, 2017An Estate Planning and Ag Leasing Conference will be hosted Dec. 12 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Roberts County. The conference will be from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in […]

New Publication Aids Ag Businesses in ICE Raid, Audit Preparation

🕔Nov 6, 2017Ensuring workers are legally able to work in the U.S. and are properly documented is important for every agricultural business, whether it is a processing plant, a dairy or an […]

Texas Ag Law: What’s the Difference Between an ICE Audit & an ICE Raid?

🕔Oct 31, 2017Numerous businesses–both agricultural and others–have faced audits or raids conducted by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement in recent years.   Dr. Ellen Jordan, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Dairy Specialist, and I published […]

Arkansas: Pesticide Legal Issues Webinar, Nov. 1

🕔Oct 27, 2017The Agriculture and Food Law Consortium will present a free webinar, “From Farm Fields to the Courthouse: Legal Issues Surrounding Pesticide Use,” on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 11 a.m. Central. […]

Texas: Eminent Domain Wins Over Landowner’s Claim of Due Process Violation

🕔Oct 10, 2017Last week, the United States Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit considered a legal dispute between a landowner and the Trans-Pecos Pipeline project.  Specifically, the landowner claims that Texas […]

Texas Ag Law: Fannin County – Closed Range or Open Range?

🕔Oct 2, 2017Fannin County residents have had an ongoing disagreement about whether the county is closed range or open range.  The District Attorney, Richard Glaser, sought an opinion from Texas Attorney General […]

Clean Water Act Still Alive – California Farmer Settles Lawsuit with Corps of Engineers

🕔Aug 18, 2017This week, it was announced that the parties have reached a settlement agreement in the Duarte Nursery v. Army Corps of Engineers.  This case has been a high-profile concern for landowners and […]

WOTUS: The 1972 Clean Water Act Was the Beginning. So Where Are We Now?

🕔Aug 14, 2017For years now, agriculture has been closely following the drama surrounding the definition of “Waters of the United States,” commonly referred to as WOTUS.  With a new administration in place, […]

Texas: Spray Drift Damage – What Injured Landowners Need to Know

🕔Jul 11, 2017Unfortunately, as many farmers know all too well, applications of various pesticides can result in drift and cause damage to neighboring property owners.  In the event this happens, it is […]

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